Shoreline Stoneware

Locheport, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5EU

Type:Arts & Crafts

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  • Inside of gallery
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  • Road signs for gallery
  • Sea Urchin sculpture
  • Tangle Kelp Pool
  • Original acrylic painting
  • Sea Urchin details
  • Creel basket details
  • Cast of Antler jewellery
  • Hebridean Rock Pools
  • Beachscape details
  • Hand knitted hat
  • Landscape design
  • Basketry details
  • Copper pool
  • Creel baskets
  • Hebridean Rock Pool detail
  • Starfish dish designs
  • Textured pool details

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Shoreline Stoneware Pottery and Gallery is situated at the start of Locheport Road in North Uist. The pottery is owned and run by Louise Cook, who spent much of her childhood enchanted by adventures in and around her grandmother’s croft just a short distance from the gallery in Locheport.

Every piece of Shoreline Stoneware Pottery is hand-crafted and captures texture from natural materials and found objects, collected along the Atlantic shores of Uist & Barra. These beautiful individual stoneware fired pieces, capture the rugged beauty of the Hebrides. The changing light and seasons are captured in the use of glaze and recycled glass.

The Uists are an inspiring place to live and work and the islands are incredibly rich in creativity & artistic skill. Shoreline Stoneware Pottery is delighted to host a selection of work by talented artists, all of whom either live locally or have strong ties to the islands. With a wide selection of original works across different media, including acrylic, watercolour, pastels, photography and giclee prints. We also have a selection of artist designed sterling silver jewellery, North Uist red deer antler crafts and stunning handknitted products and kits designed and made locally to capture the islands colour palette.

Some stoneware fired pieces contain locally gathered Uist sand and beach sediments. The resulting variety of rich warm tones of golden brown creates a natural glaze when fired and a truly unique Hebridean gift.

Shoreline Stoneware also offer an international shipping service. Once you have enjoyed a browse and made your choice, your selected pieces can be shipped, on a date of your choice, to your home address.

There is ample parking and accessible parking. Campervans may find it easier to park in front of the studio, next to the road.





  • Children Welcome


  • Disabled Access

Leisure Facilities

  • Gift Shop


  • Rural Location

Payment Methods

  • American Express Card
  • Cash
  • Debit Card
  • Mastercard
  • VISA Card

Special Requirements

  • Groups Welcome


  • Cycle Rack
  • Disabled Parking
  • Parking

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Ali921
      Edinburgh, United Kingdom
      Hand crafted products produced by local artists
      4 of 5 stars
      24th September 2021
      Situated at the start of Locheport Road just off the main road. Shoreline Stoneware pottery is owned and run by Louise Cook. Every piece of Shoreline Stoneware Pottery is hand-crafted and captures... Read full review
    • G6844NEangelam
      Visit recommended.
      4 of 5 stars
      19th October 2021
      In a lovely scenic location on Locheport Road this small but airy, light filled gallery displayed a varied selection of artwork by local artists. Louise, the owner, was very welcoming and... Read full review
    • Laurajean_mcintosh
      Aberdeen, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Beautiful handmade items
      5 of 5 stars
      6th November 2021
      What a lovely little gallery situated in a very picturesque location. It was amazing to learn about how each piece is made, Louise was vet knowledgeable and happy to spend some time chatting to us... Read full review


    • Green TourismEnergy Isles Award Energy Isles Award 2016
    • Other AwardsHebridean Way Pit Stop Hebridean Way Pit Stop 2019
    • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020
    • Other AwardsPlatinum Listing Platinum Listing 2020
    • Other AwardsWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

    Opening Times

    Open all year (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

    * April – end October
    Open daily Monday: Saturday from 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
    Closed Sundays

    November – end March
    Open Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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